UVIABJ: Changing the Game

  UVIABJ Members Represent the University at Top Journalism Conference: Changing the Game/Breaking the Barriers (STT. August 24, 2022). -UVI’s Student Organization of the Year (2022), the UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) received warm and enthusiastic greetings from thousands of communication professionals at the preeminent media conference for people of color early this month. …

KACTF presents play about Ethel Waters: More than Sweet

by Indeyah Todman (STX, February 5, 2022) Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) “Sweet Mama Stringbean,” is more than sweet. Directed by Evelyn D. Tyler, a cast of talented Florida A&M University (FAMU) student actors bring playwright Beth Turner’s vision to life in the hour-long play. Behind the play is a prolific group of skillful stage management, …

Three Times a Charm: 3rd UVI Student Participates in HBCU White House Press Briefing

  UVIABJ staff/prUVI-January 25, 2022. A communication major at the University of the Virgin Islands has become the third student this academic school year to be selected to participate in the historic White House Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Journalism Press Briefings. The events are part of a White House initiative to strategically position young …

Second UVI Student Selected to attend WH Press Briefing

(STX, USVI) For the second time this semester, a University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   UVI) communication student enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to participate in a White House press briefing.   Nadege Barber, sophomore, communication minor , and president of the student group UVI Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ), joined 18 student journalists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a …

UVI COMM MAKES HISTORY AT WH PRESS BRIEFING WITH KARINE JEAN-PIERRE

reprinted from the Daily News-STT A University of the Virgin Islands communications student was able to do something that members of the White House press corps don’t often get to do — engage a White House spokesperson. George Francis, a senior at UVI and contributing writer for its newspaper, joined other student journalists from 21 …